Longfin Grouper

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Longfin Grouper

This marine aquarium fish is known as Longfin Grouper and the correct latin name is Epinephelus quoyanus. It belongs to the Grouper family. (e) Origin of this species is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

It’s a poisonous fish.

Longfin Grouper can grow up to 40 cm what is approximately 15 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 4800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 744 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Longfin Grouper fish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

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Document modified on Mon Dec 10 12:37:18 UTC 2007
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